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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 3,242 people named Batten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Batten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,277 people named Batten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 433 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,096 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • The typical household was 3 people

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As Batten families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 220 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia